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### Epidemic Modelling

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Use the computer to model an epidemic. Try out public health policies to control the spread of the epidemic, to minimise the number of sick days and deaths.

### Approximately Certain

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size

### Conversion Sorter

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?

### Core Scientific Mathematics

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This is the area of the advanced stemNRICH site devoted to the core applied mathematics underlying the sciences.

### Robot Camera

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?

### Ratios and Dilutions

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Scientists often require solutions which are diluted to a particular concentration. In this problem, you can explore the mathematics of simple dilutions

### A Question of Scale

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts?

### Chemnrich

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

chemNRICH is the area of the stemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of chemistry, designed to help develop the mathematics required to get the most from your study. . . .

### The Genes of Gilgamesh

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you work out the parentage of the ancient hero Gilgamesh?

### Mixed up Mixture

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?

### Bigger or Smaller?

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

When you change the units, do the numbers get bigger or smaller?

### Bionrich

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

bioNRICH is the area of the stemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of the biological sciences, designed to help develop the mathematics required to get the most from your. . . .

### Dilution Series Calculator

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml measuring cylinders?

### Packing 3D Shapes

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

What 3D shapes occur in nature. How efficiently can you pack these shapes together?

### Exact Dilutions

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?

### Investigating the Dilution Series

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

### Choose Your Units

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

### Alternative Record Book

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

In which Olympic event does a human travel fastest? Decide which events to include in your Alternative Record Book.